America in Midpassage-Resistance to Slavery

Answer the following question using the attached PDF Lecture 8 Slides file and the Chapter 7 file from the book The Rise of American Democracy-Jefferson to Lincoln Some historians have argued that African-Americans used a variety of tactics–armed resistance, running away, sabotage of plantations, etc.–to overcome slavery. Other scholars maintain that planters simply anticipated these acts of resistance, dealt with them through brutal crackdowns and working slaves harder, and thus slavery was overcome through the Civil War and the Thirteenth Amendment. Which position might you agree more with? Why?